GB 39 Acupuncture Point

Gallbladder 39, Abbreviated as GB 39, Transliterated Xuanzhong in Chinese, Suspended Bell in English.

GB 39 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the lateral aspect of the lower leg, 3 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, on the anterior border of the fibula.

GB 39 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Hemiplegia, rigidity and pain of the neck
  • Pain in the hypochondrium, beriberi
  • Weakness, numbness and pain of the lower extremities

GB 39 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Strengthens the sinews and bones, nourishes marrow, activates the meridian, dispels Wind-Dampness, relieves neck pain, relieves pain.


Converging point of Marrow